Marijuana byproduct is helping Alabama epilepsy patients

Published in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Voters cast their ballots in Ohio on Tuesday, in a referendum to legalize both medical and recreational marijuana.


 

It would also allow doctors to write prescriptions for medical marijuana.

In Alabama, both types of marijuana are still illegal, but a cannabis derivative is being tested to treat epilepsy.

CBD Oil comes from marijuana, contains no hallucinogens, and is being tested by UAB in a medical study to see how epilepsy patients react to the treatment.

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Jake Berent ~ WSFA